Nigeria

Rhythm

One way to enhance understanding of Yoruba language is by  listening to stories during events, also by paying attention to the usage of words – stories often have sayings/adages that lead listeners to a whole other stories – they work… Read More ›

Cerebral Palsy

The story of Oluwalonimi (Nimmy) is hard to ignore, the first question that popped to my mind after reading the story was, where are the parents of this child? Nimmy is a 4 year old girl with cerebral palsy. Nimmy’s… Read More ›

Women and hair

With all the sorry stories about Nigeria lately, it is uplifting seeing women taking care of business that is theirs. I am quite pleased to read about the work of African Hair Summit, they are working to promote beauty of… Read More ›

Deceit

“Would you like to hear a bizarre story?” A friend asks. “Of course I love bizarre stories, who doesn’t” The story goes that a lady is behind on her mortgage repayment. The bank had sent the last reminder letter. Now court… Read More ›

Humanising history

What a fresh breath of air listening to Prof Yemi Osinbajo views on Biafra. I especially like that he started by relating to his school mates who went home during the war and never came back. He talked about how we… Read More ›

A Nigerian Aunty

Rape is a serious case in Nigeria but we seldom talk about it, victims don’t report due to costs of involving the police or even the fact that victims likely to be shamed for reporting. Mrs Michale Matthew in Lagos is… Read More ›